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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 12-25-2005, 03:50 PM Thread Starter
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Question Dry or Wet Dose a 6g nano?

I have a JBJ 6g nanocube with 18w PC lighting (long, single tube) and I'd like to know if I should dry or wet dose ferts?

I use Excel for any/all CO2. I know it's not a "high" light tank but I've seen an improvement with even minor dry dosing (nitrates, mainly).

I use Flourish and Flourish Iron for micro traces. I just purchased some dry ferts from Greg Watson. Prior to that, I used some Green Light Stump Remover for KNO3 and it worked well.

I am leaning towards wet dosing since 1/32 of a teaspoon (or even 1/16) is really, really difficult to measure if trying to dose dry!

What do you all think?
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You can buy a digital scale at your nearest head shop for 30 bucks.
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You can buy a digital scale at your nearest head shop for 30 bucks.
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If you choose not to dry dose using a digital scale then I would suggest wet dosing over spoon-splitting/cutting powder lines/guestimating. Those methods take up a lot of time in the long run and I'm often dosing on my way out the door. Not to mention how important accuracy is when dosing then teeny tiny tanks.

I wet dose my nanos and dry dose my larger tanks.

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A head shop sells drug paraphenalia, pipes, bongs, scales, etc. So I'm told...
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